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Doubly Disadvantaged: Gender, Spatially Concentrated Deprivation and Nascent Entrepreneurial Activity
Drawing on human capital, intersectionality and mixed embeddedness theory, we test hypotheses on the relationship between gender differences in human capital and gender differences in nascent entrepreneurial activity across ...
The Interplay of Board Control with Board Configuration: Evidence from the UK
The study aims to explore the control role that board directors undertake and understand the impact of several board characteristics on these roles. Building on existing literature a model was developed to test the ...
Modelling the neonatal system: A joint analysis of length of stay and patient pathways
In the United Kingdom, one in seven babies require specialist neonatal care after birth, with a noticeable increase in demand. Coupled with budgeting constraints and lack of investment means that neonatal units are struggling. ...
From gloom to doom: Financial loss and negative affect prime risk averse preferences
Previous research has shown that risk preferences are sensitive to the financial domain in which they are framed. In the present study we explore whether the effect of valence priming on risk taking is moderated by the ...
Co-worker social support and organisational identification: does ethnic self-identification matter?
PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of socially supportive relationships between co-workers in fostering organisational identification (OID). Adopting a Social Identity Theory perspective, the study ...
Private pension funds in emerging economies : from broken promises to financialisation
(Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2019-09-27)
Business and Information System Alignment Theories Built on eGovernment Service Practice: An Holistic Literature Review
(InTech - Open Access Publisher, 2019-09-12)
This chapter examines previous studies of alignment between business and information systems holistically in relation to the development of working associations among professionals from information system and business ...
Exploring Why Organisations Differ in Board Configuration: Do Organisations’ Age, Size and their Years Being Public Matter? Findings from Greek Listed Manufacturing Organisations
(British Academy of Management (BAM), 2019-09-05)
In this paper building upon several theories (agency theory, stakeholder theory and resource dependence theory) and by utilising data from 161 Greek manufacturing companies that were listed in the Athens Stock Exchange on ...
Fake Advertising? Neutrality in descriptions beside overall hotel scores
Hotel reviews influence travellers' booking decisions. Research on this topic is focused on the scores or comments given through the reviews. However, no studies have looked into the one-word descriptions associated with ...
Pricing Decisions and Competitive Conduct Across Manufacturing Sectors: Evidence from 19 European Union Manufacturing Industries
This paper investigates the pricing decisions across the manufacturing sectors of 19 EU countries over 1995–2014. The markup formulation of De Loecker and Warzynski (Am Econ Rev 102(6):2437–2471, 2012) is employed in order ...